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Ferminia cerverai (Zapata Wren)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Zapata wren (Ferminia cerverai) is a medium sized grayish-brown bird that lives in dense shrubs of the Zapata Swamp, Cuba. It is the only member of the monotypical genus Ferminia.Measuring about 16 centimetres (6.3 in) in length, it is brown overall, though striped with black and with grayish underparts. Its tail is long.The Zapata wren is confined and endemic to the Zapata Peninsula of southern Cuba.
View Wikipedia Record: Ferminia cerverai

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Ferminia cerverai

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.85598
EDGE Score: 4.14072


Adult Weight [1]  26.9 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  70 %
Diet - Plants [2]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  10 %
Forages - Understory [2]  60 %
Forages - Ground [2]  40 %
Clutch Size [3]  2


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Cuban wetlands Cuba Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ciénaga de Zapata National Park 1606900 Cuba  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Ciénaga de Zapata Cuba A1, A2, A3, A4i

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Ciénaga de Zapata Cuba

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caribbean Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S. Yes

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Attributes / relations provided by
1rangeMapper - A package for easy generation of biodiversity (species richness) or life-history traits maps using species geographical ranges, Mihai Valcu and James Dale, 2011
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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